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The Kentucky Exposition Center has more than 19,000 parking spaces. Parking is $10 for cars and $20 for buses which purchased at the gate. Online parking is $8 plus fees. To purchase parking online in advance, click here.
There are four entry gates at the Kentucky Exposition Center. If you are planning to use a GPS, you will reach your destination when you arrive get at Gate 1. However, for faster access into our facility, you may use Gates 2, 4 or 6.
Public Entrances:
Gate 1 (Main Gate)
Gate 2 (Crittenden Drive)
Gate 4 (Crittenden Drive)
Gate 6 (Preston Highway)
GPS Addresses for gates
Gates 2, 4 and 6 do not have specific postal addresses. However, inputting these nearby addresses will help you find different gates for quicker access to the facility.
Gate 2 - 3901 Crittenden Dr, Louisville, KY 40209
Gate 4 - 2801 Crittenden Dr Louisville, KY 40209
Gate 6 - 3332 Preston Hwy Louisville, KY 40213
For events in Freedom Hall or West Wing, the closest parking is located in Lots E or J (located on either side of Cardinal Stadium) which you can access from Ring Road/Circle of Champions.
Lot N (in front of the West Hall) and Lot A (in front of the South Wings) are open for visitor parking. Freedom Way is also open to traffic from Ring Road/Circle of Champions and the main gate.
To make sure you are parking in the closest lot to your event, check out our parking lot map by clicking on the button below.
Taxi and ride sharing
For visitors using taxis, Uber or Lyft, we have pick-up locations located around the facility. Click here for a map of pick-up location.
Find out which gate is closest to your hotel
Hotels located near Gate 1 — Crowne Plaza, Howard Johnson, Courtyard Louisville, Springhill Suites, Roadway, Residence Inn, and Hampton Inn.
We recommend entering the facility via Gate 2 by going South/West on Phillips Lane towards Crittenden Drive. Turn right onto Crittenden Drive and follow the signs to Gate 2.
Hotels located near Gate 4 — Holiday Inn, Country Inn, Ramada, Super 8, and Hilton. We recommend entering the facility via Gate 4 adjacent to hotels off Crittenden Drive.
Hotels located near Gate 6 — La Quinta Inn and Sleep Inn. We recommend entering the facility via Gate 6 by going west on Preston Highway. Gate 6 entrance road is located between Thornton's Gas Mart and Sleep Inn.
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